Politcial Research Manager

People For The American Way People For The American Way

Manage all candidate and electoral research for the Political Department, particularly for the Next Up Victory Fund and including the Voters Alliance PAC
Daily management of political staffers and oversight of candidate and electoral research work
Review and edit research documents and emails to ensure that they are thorough and accurate
Manage spreadsheet tracker of candidates and races, including information about the candidate and their race, contact information, and the status of their endorsement
Manage candidate request tracker and follow up on candidate requests with related departmental teams
Point on spreadsheets and quality management
Maintain electoral calendar and coordinate political research work to meet deadlines corresponding with election dates and priorities
Organize research workflow and documents to ensure a streamlined process
Supervise and manage political interns, including interviewing, hiring, and assignment of work
Assist in running and participating in internal meetings, including managing staff on note taking and follow up items
Point on gathering available vote numbers and polling research
Assist in overall department management of staff and processes as assigned
Other duties as assigned
5 years of people management experience
5 years of project management experience
Strong political acumen
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Excellent ability to review, edit, and proofread others’ work
Strong attention to detail and thoroughness
Highly organized
Proficiency in using Excel spreadsheets, online research tools and MS Office
Ability to understand polling and voter demographic data
Ability to work under multiple deadlines and flexibility to respond to changing priorities
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
Commitment to progressive values and People For the American Way’s core mission

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